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UK appeals for calm as markets drop, EU leaders huddle

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:01pm

Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Monday that Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union won't send the economy into a tailspin, even as Standard & Poor's stripped the U.K. of its top credit rating.

Days before deadline, Senate to consider Puerto Rico bill

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:51pm

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is warning of widespread consequences, from layoffs of police officers to a hospital closure, if the Senate fails to act before Friday on a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico.

Grain mixed, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:51pm

Grain futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

The Latest: Miss could see decision soon on abortion law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:51pm

The Latest on likely effects of the Supreme Court's latest abortion ruling in Louisiana and Mississippi (all times local):

Man gets 15 years for human smuggling, virtual slave labor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:51pm

The ringleader of a scheme that smuggled teens into the U.S. and kept them as virtual slaves while forcing them to work at an egg farm and live in run-down trailers was sentenced to just over 15 years in prison Monday.

Appeals court: Washington must fix salmon-blocking culverts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:51pm

Federal appeals judges say the state of Washington has violated the treaty rights of tribes to fish by building and maintaining large pipes that allow streams to pass beneath roads but also block migrating salmon.

Rauner: Illinois Democrats agree on partial-year budget plan

John O'Connor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:31pm

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday he's close to a compromise with Democratic lawmakers on a partial-year budget plan with just three days left in the fiscal year, but said that's not the case on legislation he favors to open public schools on time.

Snyder signs 'unprecedented' $16.1 billion education budget

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:31pm

Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday signed into law a $16.1 billion education budget, which includes a per-student spending increase ranging from $60 to $120 to decrease the gap between higher- and lower-funded public school districts.

Egypt detains prominent female TV host

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:31pm

Egyptian authorities on Monday detained a famous TV host whose program had been critical of the government's policies, including its crackdown on freedom of speech, her lawyer said.

APNewsBreak: Suge Knight sues Chris Brown over club shooting

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:31pm

Former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight sued Chris Brown and the owners of a popular nightclub on Monday after he was shot seven times at a 2014 party hosted by the R&B singer.

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill expanding breast cancer screening

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:21pm

New York is expanding access to breast cancer screening by requiring hospitals to extend hours for mammograms and eliminating insurance costs for the procedure.

Coal terminal plan pits jobs against environmental concerns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:11pm

A scheduled vote in Northern California is expected to decide whether to ban rail shipments of coal over concerns it would pose a public health or safety hazard.

University of Iowa to expand programming in Des Moines

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:11pm

University of Iowa officials is expanding programming in Des Moines.

Allina Health offers new contract proposal to union nurses

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:10pm

Allina Health says it's offering a new contract proposal to its union nurses who staff five hospitals in the Twin Cities area.

High court abortion ruling may impact North Dakota law

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:10pm

Leaders of North Dakota's sole abortion clinic in Fargo say they may again challenge a state law requiring doctors who perform abortions to obtain hospital-admitting privileges now that a similar law in Texas was struck down Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Diet Pepsi with aspartame returning to shelves in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:01pm

Diet Pepsi made with aspartame is returning to shelves in the U.S., after PepsiCo saw sales plummet following its reformulation of the drink last summer to remove the artificial sweetener.

Chile seeks to fight obesity with new food labeling law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 12:51pm

Chile seeks to fight one of the world's highest rates of childhood obesity with a new food labeling law.

Chipotle looks to recover with temporary loyalty program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 12:31pm

Chipotle is introducing a temporary loyalty program intended to get customers back into its stores following a series of food scares.

Supreme Court to hear college funding case in Kentucky

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 12:31pm

A clash between Kentucky's top two elected officials will be settled by the state's highest court.

US Supreme Court ruling throws Missouri laws into question

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 12:31pm

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling is calling into question whether some Missouri abortion regulations will stand.